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  • Lot# : 3800 New Guinea

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    1932/34: Bird of Paradise, without dates, the Official set of thirteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) horizontally or diagonally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3801 New Guinea

    1915 (Oct) /1916 (Aug): Kangaroo issue, second watermark, the unused collection on leaves arranged by types, with 2 d. grey (3), 6 d. ultramarine, 9 d. violet (3), 1 s. green (3), 2 s. brown (2) and 5 s. grey & yellow (3); and third watermark 2 d. grey (2), 3 d. yellow-olive Die I (3) and Die II (2) and 2 s. brown (3) with upright wmk., and 2 s. brown with inverted wmk. (3), generally fresh and fine, a scarce group Gi = £ 1'050+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3802 New Guinea

    1914/23: Collection on leaves with range of lower value (to 8 d. on 80 pf.) values unused, with Dec 1914 values from 1 d. on 3 pf. to 2½ d. on 10 pf. and 3 d. on 25 pf. to 5 d. on 50 pf. unused, 1915 1 d. on 2 d. on 10 pf. carmine unuswes, 5 mm. spacingf with eight different values unused, NWPI overprints unused and arrranged by the three settings with ½ d. green (6), 1 d. carmine (9), 1 d. carmine-red Die II (3), 2 d. grey (3), 2½ d. indigo (3), 3 d. olive (3), 3 d. greenish olive (1), 4 d. yellow (5), 5 d. brown (3), 6 d. ultramarine (2), 9 d. violet (3), 1 s. green (3); 1918 1 d. on 5 d. brown (2), 1918/22 1 d. violet (5) incl. 'RA' joined and 'Flaw under Neck' varieties etc. A fine well presented collection.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3803 New Guinea

    Mandated Territory of New Guinea 1925/34: Collection on leaves with unused 1925 Huts set of set of thirteen, 1931 Airmail optd. set of thirteen; 1931 Bird of Paradise set to £ 1 unused, 1931 Airmail set of fourteen unused; 1932/34 redrawn (without dates) set of fiteeen unused together with the rare (and much undercatalogued as just one sheet of 60 was released) ½ d. orange without overprint unused, Airmail set of sixteen unused; 1925/31 Huts Official set of ten unused (incl. 5 d. shade), 1931 Official set unused, 1932/34 Official set unused; a fresh and very fine lot Gi = £ 2'500+.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3804 New Guinea

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    1934/35: Bird of Paradise, without dates, 2½d green and 3½ d aniline carmine, Airmail 2½ d. green and 3½ aniline carmine and Official 2½ d. green and 3½ d. aniline carmine, with 1935 Bulolo Goldfields Airmail £ 2 bright violet and £ 5 emerald-green together with 1935 Silver Jubilee set of two all on paper from the Tunisian Post Office record book, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally or horizontally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. BPA (2015).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3805 Papua New Guinea

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    Lakatoi 1901 (July 1): ½ d. black & yellow-green, wmk. horizontal, on more transparent paper - the Gibbons listed 'thin paper', an unused sheet marginal example, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A scarce stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2015) Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3806 Papua New Guinea

    Lakatoi 1901 (July 1): ½ d. black & yellow-green, wmk. horizontal, on more transparent paper - the Gibbons listed 'thin paper', an unused example, fresh and fine, hinge remnant on large part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 450.

    Info: 2½ d. black & ultramarine not as described ½ d. black & yellow-green

    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3807 Papua New Guinea

    Lakatoi 1901: 4 d. black & sepia, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, an unused example on thick paper with variety ""Deformed "d" in Left Duty Plate", fresh colour and fine, large part og. A very elusive stamp Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3808 Papua New Guinea

    1901/05: Lakatoi issue, the set of eight on thick paper, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, a superb unused set, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3809 Papua New Guinea

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    1905: 4 d. black & sepia, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14, variety "Thin Paper", an unused example centred to top, minor corner crease not affecrting the appearance, large part og. A very scarce stamp. Cert. RPSV (2015) Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3810 Papua New Guinea

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    Lakatoi 1905: 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. vertical, line perf. 14, medium to thick paper, an unused example of fine appearance, gum loss at top due to hinge remnant, part og. A fine example of an extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 6'000.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3811 Papua New Guinea

    Lakatoi 1908 (Nov 8): Large Papua overprint, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14 on thick paper, the set of four values unused, 4 d. black & sepia, 6 d. black & myrtle-green, 1 s. black & orange and 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, hinge remnants on large part og. A scarce set Gi = £ 510.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3812 Papua New Guinea

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    1906 (Nov 8): Large Overprint 1 s. black & orange, wmk. vertical, on thick paper, line perf. 14, an unused example of good centering and colour, fresh and fine, hinge remnant on large part og. A very scarce stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2003) Gi = £ 1'800.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3813 Papua New Guinea

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    1906 (Nov 8): Large Overprint 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. vertical, on thick paper, line perf. 14, an unused example of resonant colour, fresh and fine, hinge remnant on large part og. An extremely rare stamp with probably just the one sheet of 30 stamps printed. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 18'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3814 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, line perf. 14, an unused example on thick paper, marginal from right of sheet (position 15 on the sheet of 30 subjects), variety "Overprint Reading Downwards" with 'Papu(a.)' at lower right, fresh and very fine, merest wrinkle on unmounted og. A magnificent example of this rarity. Certs. BPA (1971), Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 7'500.
    Starting bid : 2,750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3815 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, an unused example, (position 6 on the sheet of 30 subjects), variety "Overprint Reading Downwards" with 'Papu(a.)' central at base, fresh and very fine, large part og. A splendid example of this rarity. Cert. RPSV (2001) Gi = £ 7'500.rnrnNote: The above platings on all three of these rarities are taken from the 'Simpson' sheet. Only one sheet of 30 stamps existed, thus the above lots total 10% of the issued examples. See 'Philately from Australia', Volume VIII, No. 4, December 1956, page 111.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3816 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, an unused example, (position 23 on the sheet of 30 subjects), variety "Overprint Reading Downwards" with full 'Papua.' at top, fresh and very fine, merest wrinkle on large part dried og. A splendid example of this rarity. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 7'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3817 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, a used example, variety "Double Overprint", one characteristically weak impression, also showing the plate variety "Inverted "d" for "p" in Papua", lightly cancelled leaving the variety clear, by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (July 24, 1909) in black. A rarity - only known used - of which just one sheet of 30 subjects was found: thus only 3 stamps can exist with both varieties. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3818 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. horizontal, line perf. 14, a used example, variety "Triple Overprint", two characteristically weak impressions, lightly cancelled leaving the variety clear, by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (July 24, 1909) in black. Vertical crease at right does not affect the appearance of this rarity - only known used - of which just one sheet of 30 subjects was found. Certs. BPA (1970), Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3819 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used vertical pair, positions 25/30 on the sheet of 30 subjects, both with variety: "Overprint Reading Upwards", upper stamp neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (Jan 10, 1908) in black. Minor aging from hinge on upper stamp, the lower stamp with some browned intact original gum, an extremely rare and fine multiple. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 12'500.rnrnNote: There were two sheets with this variety. All the stamps were cancelled at Port Moresby with the exception of the bottom horizontal row of five. Both sheets were similarly aligned with slight differences in the overprint alignment for stamps from the same sheet position. One sheet was recorded by R. Simpson in 'Philately from Australia', Vol. VIII, No. 4.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3820 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used vertical strip of four with the lower stamp uncancelled and unused without gum, marginal from base of sheet, positions 13/18/23/28 on the sheet of 30 subjects, all with variety: "Overprint Reading Upwards", upper three stamps neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamps (Jan 10, 1908) in black. An extraordinarily rare and fine positional strip. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 21'500+.rnrnNote: There were two sheets with this variety. All the stamps were cancelled at Port Moresby with the exception of the bottom horizontal row of five. Both sheets were similarly aligned wih slight differences in the overprint alignment for stamps from the same sheet position. One sheet was recorded by R. Simpson in 'Philately from Australia', Vol. VIII, No. 4.
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3821 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used example, marginal from right of sheet, position 15 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with variety: "Overprint Reading Upwards", neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (Jan 10, 1908) in black with intact original gum. A superb example of this extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3822 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used example, marginal from right of sheet, position 18 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with variety: "Overprint Reading Upwards", neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (Jan 10, 1908) in black with intact browned original gum. A superb example of this extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2014) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3823 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used horizontal pair, marginal from left of sheet, positions 16-17 on the sheet of 30 subjects, both with variety: "Overprint Reading Upwards", position 16 showing 'Papua.' in margin and vertically over value at right on both stamps, both stamps neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamps (Jan 10, 1908) in black. Minor aging on the intact original gum, an extremely rare and fine multiple. Cert. RPSL (1956) Gi = £ 9'000+.rnrnNote: There were two sheets with this variety. All the stamps were cancelled at Port Moresby with the exception of the bottom horizontal row of five. Both sheets were similarly aligned wih slight differences in the overprint alignment for stamps from the same sheet position. One sheet was recorded by R. Simpson in 'Philately from Australia', Vol. VIII, No. 4.
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3824 Papua New Guinea

    Lakatoi 1907: 4 d. black & sepia, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14, an unused example on thin paper with variety "Deformed "d" in Left Duty Plate", fresh colour and fine, large part og. A very elusive stamp Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3825 Papua New Guinea

    1907 (May-June): 4 d. black & sepia, 6 d. black & myrtle-green and shett marginal 1 s. black & orange, all used on registered 1908 Wilson cover to Birmingham cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamps (Feb 24) in black. Reverse with 'Cooktown' cds (March 5), Brisbane cds and Birmingham arrival (April 17). Philatelic but scarce Gi = £ 200 off cover.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3826 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 6 d. black & myrtle-green, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, an unused horizontal pair, positions 16-17 on the sheet of 30 subjects, variety "Double Overprint", one shifted upwards, the first stamp with additional "Inverted "d" for "p" in Papua" and second stamp with "Dropped "pua" in Papua", fresh and fine, large part og. Just one sheet of 30 is believed to have been issued, thus this pair is unique with the two additional varieties. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 14'000+.
    Starting bid : 6,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3827 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): 6 d. black & myrtle-green on thin paper, comb perf. 14, a used example with variety: "Double Overprint" (one is over inscription at top), the stamp also showing the plate flaw "inverted "d" for "p" in Papua", on large part of OHMS cover with 1 s. black & orange, line perf. 14, tied by 'Port Moresby' datestamps (April 1, 1908) in black with information strike at left. A piece of the greatest rarity - this being the sole recorded commercial usage of any of the Papua errors of this issue. Certs. BPA (1982), RPSL (1982), Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 13'000.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3828 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 1 s. black & orange, wmk. vertical, line perf. 14 on medium paper, a used vertical sheet marginal pair, positions 20/25 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with upper stamp showing the variety: "Overprint Double, One Diagonal", lower stamp with normal overprint, neatly cancelled by 'Port Moresby' datestamp (Jan 10, 1908) in black. An extremely rare pair with just five pairs 'with and without' the error possible. Exceptional exhibition item. Cert. BPA (1956) Gi = £ 21'000.rnrnNote: Just one sheet with this variety was found: the diagonal overprint being applied initially and the horizontal as a correction to the error. Positions 5, 10, 25 and 28-30 were left untouched by the diagonal overprint; all were cancelled to order except positions 14, 15, 17 and 19.
    Starting bid : 8,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3829 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. vertical, line perf. 14 on thick paper, an unused example, position 10 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with variety: "Inverted "d" for "p" in Papua", minor bend of no significance and not affecting the superb appearance, fresh and fine with large part og. A wonderful example of this extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = £ 19'000.rnrnNote: Just two sheets of 30 were printed in error on thick paper with watermark vertical. As over half of the stock was used, this stamp, with the positional variety, can be considered a great rarity, with just 6 examples possible.
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3830 Papua New Guinea

    Lakatoi 1901: Large Papua 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. sideways, perf. 11, an unused example with variety "POSTAGIE for POSTAGE", well centred and of fresh colour, hinge thin and corner crease do not detract from the fine appearance of a very scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'700.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3831 Papua New Guinea

    1907/08: Small Papua, wmk. upright, perf. 11, the set of six values in used blocks of four, 1 d. black & rose used in Daru, 2 d. black & purple, 2½ d. black & bright ultramarine used in Samarang, 4 d. black & sepia, 6 d. black & myrtle-green and 1 s. black & orange used in Port Moresby; fresh and very fine, a scarce set Gi = £ 390+.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3832 Papua New Guinea

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    1907/10: Lakatoi 'Small Papua' 6 d. black & myrtle-green, wmk. sideways, perf. 12½ (Nov 1909), an unused example, well centred and of excellent colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. An extremely rare stamp: only two sheets of 30 subjects are believed to have been issued, some of which were perforated 'OS'. An elusive rarity. Cert. Ceremuga (2019) Gi = £ 5'500.
    Starting bid : 1,750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3833 Papua New Guinea

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    1910 (Jan): Large Papua 2 d. black & purple, compound perf. 11 x 12½ x 11 x 12½, wmk. sideways pointing to left (from reverse), an unused example of fresh colour, two hinge remnants on large part og. A very rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 1'700.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3834 Papua New Guinea

    1911/15: 2 d. bright mauve, a used example, marginal at base with "CA" monogram, on 1912 cover to England cancelled by 'Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds in black (March 1) with information strike at left. Reverse with Hereford and Leominster cds's (April 22).
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 110.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3835 Papua New Guinea

    1911/15: 6 d. orange-brown, a used horizontal pair marginal from base of sheet with "CA" monogram, tied to 1931 cover to Madang by neat "Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds (June 6) in black. Some aging on top perf.s but scarce.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 140.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3836 Papua New Guinea

    1916/31: 10 s. green & pale ultramarine, an unused marginal block of four, with "T.S. Harrison" imprint at base, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Scarce and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 720+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3837 Papua New Guinea

    1925: 10 s. green & pale ultramarine, a top marginal example used on 1931 registered cover to Bristol, neatly tied by 'Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds (July 27) in black. Melbourne and Adelaide transits on reverse. Philatelic but fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3838 Papua New Guinea

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    1917 (Oct): 1 d. on 2 s. 6 d. rose-carmine, watermark Crown over A, an unused lower sheet marginal block of ten, with "CA" and "JBC" monograms in margin and part 'Commonwealth of Australia' watermark, with variety: "Watermark Upright and Inverted", positions 31-35 / 36-40 on the sheet of 40 subjects, of fresh colour and perfect centering, unmounted og. In the foremost quality - all the known examples of this variety emanate from just one sheet of 40, thus this is the unique monogram multiple. An exhibition piece of the highest calibre. Cert. Ceremuga (2003) Gi = £ 25'000+.
    Starting bid : 10,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3839 Papua New Guinea

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    1917 (Oct): 1 d. on 2 s. 6 d. rose-carmine, watermark Crown over A, an unused example with variety: "Watermark Upright and Inverted", position 14 on the sheet of 40 subjects, of fresh colour and perfect centering, tiny age spot on superb large part og. An extremely rare stamp in the foremost quality. Cert. Ceremuga (2003) Gi = £ 2'500.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3840 Papua New Guinea

    Overprinted AIR MAIL in Port Moresby 1929/30: Cooke printing Airmail 3 d. black & blue-green in a sheet marginal pair showing "CA" monogram at base, used on 1931 registered cover to England with 1916/31 2 d. brown-purple & brown-lake and 3 d. black & bright blue-green all tied by 'Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds's (July 29) in black. Backstamped at Brisbane, Perth and Liverpool (Sept 13). An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3841 Papua New Guinea

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    Overprinted AIR MAIL at Port Moresby 1929/30: Ash printing 3 d. black & blue-green on white paper, an unused vertical pair, overprinted AIR MAIL in black, upper stamp with variety: "Overprint Double One Albino", lower stamp normal fresh and very fine but for horizontal bend in the variety not detracting from the appearance, superb large part og. Rare. Certs. Philatelic Foundation (1987), RPSV (2011) Gi = £ 2'500.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3842 Papua New Guinea

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    1929/30: Air Mail overprint on Ash printing 3 d. black & blue-green, an unused horizontal pair, positions 39-40 on the sheet, left hand stamp with variety "Overprint Omitted" but showing an albino impression, the variety has a diagonal corner crease which caused the printing error, fresh and fine, large part og. A very rare pair. Cert. Ceremuga (2018) Gi = £ 8'000.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3843 Papua New Guinea

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    1929/30: Ash printing 3 d. black & blue-green, an unused vertical pair, upper stamp with variety "Overprint Omitted", of fine appearance, protective hinge, large part og. Rare. Cert. RPSL (1971) Gi = £ 7'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3844 Papua New Guinea

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    Overprinted AIR MAIL at Port Moresby 1929/30: Ash printing 3 d. black & blue-green on white paper, an unused example, variety: "AIR MAIL Overprint in black on Reverse Only", the stamp with corner crease (which was the original cause of the variety), unused with large part og. An extremely rare stamp. Cert. RPSV (2012) Gi = £ 6'500.rnrnNote: This is very probably the adjoining stamp to the 'Besançon' corner marginal pair (Corinphila sale 221, 23 Nov 2017, lot 6682).
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3845 Papua New Guinea

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    1930 (Sept 15): Airmail 1 s. sepia & olive, Harrison printing, Aeroplane overprint in carmine-lake, an unused example, variety: "Overprint Inverted", fresh and very fine, superb large part og. A rare stamp with just one sheet of 40 subjects recorded. Signed Sanabria, Stanley Gibbons / New York. Certs. BPA (1961), Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 15'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3846 Papua New Guinea

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    1930 (Sept 15): Airmail 1 s. sepia & olive, Harrison printing, Aeroplane overprint in carmine-lake, an unused block of six (3 x 2), marginal from base of sheet with "T.S. HARRISON" imprint, sixth stamp with variety "Dot in Tailplane" (position 39), one or two age spots on large part or unmounted og. Scarce. Cert. Ceremuga (2014).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3847 Papua New Guinea

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    1930 (sept 15): Airmail 1 s. sepia & olive from the early printing with opt. in carmine-lake, used with 6 d. dull & pale purple and Ash printing 3 d. black & blue-green on registered philatelic cover to UK tied by bold SAMARAI / PAPUA datestamps (Nov 17) in black. Reverse with Samarai, Cairns (Dec 11), Brisbane and Adelaide transits. File fold away from adhesives but very scarce - only the early part of the printing received overprints in the carmine-lake shade. Cert. Ceremuga (2012).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3848 Papua New Guinea

    1935: First Flight Port Moresby - Oroville Base Camp, Upper Fly River, franked by 1930 3 d. black & blue-green and 1932 ½ d. black & orange tied by 'Port Moresby' cds's (Nov 4) and Pilot Signed at top by Stuart Campbell. Signed as received on reverse at Oroville Police Camp, 9th Nov 1935. Scarce flight, just 89 covers carried Muller 25a = 2'000 pts.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3849 Papua New Guinea

    1932: 9 d. lilac & violet and 1 s. 3 d. lilac & pale greenish blue, wmk. 'Multiple C of A', the set of two values unused, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Type PA1) in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3850 Papua New Guinea

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    1932 (Nov 14): Pictorial issue, the set of sixteen values from the Bechuanaland Protectorate Post Office record books, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Type BEC2) diagonally in black upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2008).
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3851 Papua New Guinea

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    1934 (Nov 6): Anniversary of the Protectorate, the set of four values on piece from the Bechuanaland Protectorate Post Office record books, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Type BEC2) in black upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some minor aging as to be expected but unique. Cert. Ceremuga (2008).
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3852 Papua New Guinea

    1962: Unissued 5 s. 'Patrolman', multicoloured, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. An extremely rare stamp with just 60 stamps issued in error.rnrnNote: The 5 s. Patrolman value was due to be issued in September 1962 alongside the 3 s. (Gi 32), the Stamp Committee deemed the image of an indigenous Patrolman carrying a rifle was unsuitable for the times. One single sheet of 60 stamps in known to have passed into circulation: thus this stamp represents the rarest and most historically significant stamp of the period.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3853 Papua New Guinea

    1995 (Jan 11): Visit of John Paul II / Beatification of Peter Le Rot, the triptych with "Sucharge Omitted" variety on the 90 t. value, unmounted og., together with Tourism set of 8 values, unissued, all in horizontal se-tenant pairs, all with "Surcharge Omitted" variety, fresh and fine, unmounted og.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3854 Papua New Guinea

    Postal Fiscal 1912 (May): 1 d. rose-pink, an unused block of fifteen (5 x 3) from the base of the sheet of 40 subjects, with "JBC" and "CA" monograms in margin, position 33 showing "Weak Stop after Duty", fresh and very fine multiple, hinged in margins for protection, large part og. with eleven stamps unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 825+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3855 Papua New Guinea

    1912 (May): Stamp Duty 1 d. rose-pink, a used example in a bright shade with variety: "Overprint Double" in black, neatly cancelled by posthumous 'Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds (Sept 9, 1937) in black. Attractive and rare Gi = £ 1'700.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3856 Papua New Guinea

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    1912 (May): Stamp Duty 1 d. rose-pink, a used horizontal pair on 1914 cover to Wellington, New Zealand, variety: "Overprint Shifted" and reading "Duty. Stamp" on each stamp, tied by 'Daru / Ppapua' cds's (Dec 15). Reverse with further Daru cds, 'Thursday Island / Queensland' cds (Dec 19) and 'Lower Hutt / NZ' (Jan 5, 1915) cds. Some aging and part of flap missing but a great rarity - only one sheet existed with the error and this is the sole recorded usage on letter. Cert. Ceremuga (2012).
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3857 Papua New Guinea

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    1907: 'Stamp Duty' on Small Papua 6 d. black & myrtle-green, perf. 11, an unused example with variety Stamp Duty "Overprint Inverted", fresh and fine, large part typically browned og. Very scarce - just one sheet of 30 subjects believed to have been printed. Cert. Ceremuga (2002).
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3858 Papua New Guinea

    1907: 'Stamp Duty' on Small Papua 6 d. black & myrtle-green, perf. 11, a single example used on 1912 cover to New South Wales tied by "Samarai E.D. / Papua' cds (Aug 8) in black. 'Coff's Harbour / NSW' cds of arrival (Aug 31) at left. A scarce stamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3859 Papua New Guinea

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    1960 (March 1): Postal Charges 1 d. on 6½ d. maroon, an unused example, showing variety "Surcharge Triple" (once in red and twice in black), fresh and very fine, superb large part og. An extremely rare variety with just one sheet of 36 stamps found with the error. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3860 Papua New Guinea

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    1960 (March 1): Postal Charges 6 d. on 7½ d. blue, an unused example, marginal from right of sheet, showing variety "Surcharge Double" in red, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A rare variety with just two sheets (72 stamps) found with the error. Cert. Ceremuga (2017) Gi = £ 1'200.rnrnNote: Two sheets of 36 were found with the error, the sheets differing in the position of the second overprint, this example with the two overprints in slightly different shades of ink, with one impression of the overprint 6 mm. lower than the other.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3861 Papua New Guinea

    1901/32: Collection with first issue set of eight unused complete (Gi = £ 850), set with vertical wmk. unused complete with 2 s. 6 d. on thin paper (cert.); 1907 scarce 1 s. black & orange with wmk. horizontal unused, 1906 wmk. vertical set of eight unused, 1907/10 Small Papua, wmk. upright perf. 11 set of  six and 4 d. with 'Deformed d" variety unused, 1907/09 set of four with wmk. upright unused (both 2½ d. shades) and "Deformed d" variety on the 4 d., 1907/09 wmk. sideways sets complete with perf. 11 "Deformed d" variety, Sept 1910 Large Papua set of eight with PCSTAGE variety on 2 d., and "Deformed d" on 4 d., 1911/15 single colour set unused and 2 d., 2½ d. and 2 s. 6 d. with wmk. inverted (to right of A) varieties unused, surcharged 'One Penny' set and three with wmk. inverted varieties (excl. 2 s. 6 d.), 1916/31 set of thirteen to 10 s. unused with plethora of varieties, 1930 Airmails incl. rare Harrison 1 s. with carmine-lake surcharge (seven sheets printed?) unused, 1931 2 d. on 1½ d.  (Mullett & Ash printings) each with PCSTAGE variety, Official issues with December 1908 perf. 12½ 4 d. with "Deformed d" used, 1908/10 set perf. 11 used (incl. the 4 d. variety), 1930 set of nine unused (Gi O46/O54 = £ 650), 1931/32 set incl. varieties unused; Stamp Duty 1907 Large Papua 2 s. 6 d. with 'No Stop' variety unused (Barefoot 6a), 1907 1 d. pale red unused pair one with 'No Stop' variety (cert.), £ 10 pale unltramarine & green used (unlisted), £ 10 on 6 d. black & pale purple used, study of the issue and thereafter with the scarce TAX handstamped markings used and on piece etc. A superb and most attractively presented collection.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3862 Papua New Guinea

    1928/35: Small group (8 items) with 1928 Postage Due advice notices: one franked at 3 d. and another at 3½ d., 1932 registered cover to USA with Harrison 1 s. sepia & olive airmail used from Samarai, 1931 cover with 1 s. airmail to Ceylon, 1935 reg'd cover with 6 d. dull & pale purple pair used to Sydney, commercial usage of Official 1931/32 2 d. brown-purple & claret used on 1935 cover from Port Moresby to Sydney, another on front to NSW but uncancelled and taxed with 2 x 2 d. Postage Dues.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3863 Papua New Guinea

    1932/41: Collection on leaves with 1932 Pictorial set of sixteen plus the McCracken 1940 ½ d. unused, the 5 s. - £ 1 values unmounted og., 1934 Protectorate set, 1935 Jubilee set, 1937 Coronation with block showing the 'Halo' flaw (also New Guinea 1937 Coronation 5 d. in pair with one showing the 'Duplicate Re-entry' unused), 1938 Declaration set and 1939 Rafts sets unused. A fine lot Gi = £ 775+. 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3864 Papua New Guinea

    1952/65: The collection, well written up on leaves with 1952 set of fifteen to the £ 1 deep brown in unused. marginal imprint blocks of four, 1952/58 set of seventeen (incl. 1958 3½ d. black and the 6½ d. maroon) to the £ 1 unused, 10 s. and £ 1 with opt. SPECIMEN in black, thereafter complete unused incl. 1963 10 s. and £ 1 values optd. SPECIMEN in black (both types: 'Specimen' 13½ mm. and 15 mm. long), 1964/65 Birds 10 s. optd. SPECIMEN and 1960 Postage Dues set of five unused and the rare 6 d. on 7½ d. (Gi D1, cert RPSV) used, etc. A fine lot Gi = £ 1'250+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF
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